25 July 2021

Tanzania receives 1M coronavirus vaccines from US via COVAX Related news


DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania Tanzania received more than 1 million doses of the Jansen coronavirus vaccine donated by the US through the World Health Organization’s COVAX initiative. The East African nation which largely eschewed mask-wearing and social distancing, asked to join the COVAX global vaccine sharing facility more than 15 months after the first cases of the virus were reported. The decision to join was a major departure from the policies of late President John Magufuli, who denied that [...]